The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 51 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% 1.06% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£120 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 171 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.40% 45.48% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 76 92
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £194 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.50 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) MOS
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MOS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Altiris